Intensivist - Physician

Sharon Regional Health System

Location: Sharon, PA

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Sharon Regional Health System

740 East State St.
Sharon, PA 16146-3328

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Provides highest quality acute medical care in a compassionate, patient-centered manner.  Responsible for embracing the cultures of both USACS and the hospital.  Adopts professional standards, produces good results by demonstrating respect and collaborating with all team members.  Displays passion about the USACS mission to care for patients with a servant’s heart and an owner’s mind.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Clinical duties are performed in an efficient and judicious manner, attending to optimizing the patient’s experience in a manner that yields the highest quality outcomes.
  • Provides the most current, cost-effective medical care for all patients.
  • Accountable for contributing to all site-level performance metrics following the work standards of the site. Including, but not limited to: work when scheduled; arrives for clinical shifts and meetings on time; acknowledging personal responsibility when performance falls short and works to improve.
  • Contributes to the team by completing all charting and other requested paperwork on time.
  • Responds quickly and takes immediate action when confronted with a problem.
  • Effectively communicates in a respectful and kind manner with all team members and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrates service to others daily.
  • Maintains all required certifications and licenses.
  • Participates in staff meetings and other forums in a collaborative and engaging fashion.
  • Maintains patient privacy and that of peers and medical staff by following all personal electronic device and social media policies (USACS and hospital.)

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work effectively with staff, management, patients, public, physicians, and external agencies.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, problem solving, and decision-making in emergency situations.
  • Ability to maintain patience and composure in difficult situations.
  • Ability to perform in a multi-task environment.
  • Ability to maintain clinical knowledge and skills.
  • Ability and stamina to work in a stressful, fast-paced environment.
  • Skill in clinical practice and maintenance of such skills.
  • Skill in written and verbal communication with colleagues, management, patients and the public.
  • Skill in gathering and reporting information.
  • Skill in working with various electronic medical record systems.

 

USACS House Rules/Competencies:

  • Passionate about our mission
  • Willing to embrace change
  • Data driven decision maker
  • Empowered to act
  • Accountable for results
  • Committed to shared success

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Board Certified Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified / Eligible Pulmonary & Critical Care and in good professional standing.
  • Medical Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree

 

Comprehensive benefits package, including:

Hospital

  • Mercer County’s most comprehensive health system consisting of a 241-bed with 17 satellite centers and more than 1,750 employees
  • Full service facility interventional cath lab and a full-service lab open 24-hours a day
  • Administration is committed to the highest quality emergency medicine service
  • Outstanding, responsive radiology service includes latest CT technology and MRI and US 24 hours a day
  • IAC unit now available

Emergency Department

  • 35,000 annual ED visits
  • 16% admission rate
  • 12 bed ICU
  • 21 beds with 5-bed fast-track area, 3 trauma bays, 2 behavioral rooms.
  • Specialized service areas include, EMS Educational Institute, Chest Pain Center, Primary Stroke Center, bedside ED ultrasound and Express Care
  • Dedicated X-ray in the department and CT scanner adjacent to the department
  • Hazmat decontamination facilities
  • USACS’ Physician First physician-in-triage program 11-hours per day
  • Active in EMS medical command and training

Hospitalist Service:

  • Advanced Practice Provider support 7 days per week.
  • EMR-Cerner
  • Procedures preferred
  • Integrated team approach with the Emergency and Hospitalist departments.
  • Block schedule; 12 hour shifts.
  • RN Integrated Acute Care Coordinator onsite M-F

Intensivist Services

  • 12-bed ICU
  • 9-bed CVU
  • Intensivist coverage 7 am-7 pm, on call 7 pm -7am
  • IM Hospitalist manages ICU on nights

Community

Sharon Regional Health System is situated in Mercer County Pennsylvania’s Shenango Valley on the Pennsylvania-Ohio border, just east of Youngstown. Pittsburgh is just 70 miles to the south, and Erie is 80 miles north. A premier health system, heavy industrial plants, high-tech businesses, over 30 churches of various denominations and a campus branch of one of the state's largest Universities all call Sharon home.

The area boasts small town charm with local farm and artisan culture. Sharon is home the beautiful Avalon Country Club, multiple independent microbreweries, and a variety of local dining and shopping options. There are also local Western PA wineries, with close proximity to the NE Ohio and Eastern NY wine country regions. Throughout Sharon and Mercer counties, there are many other dining and shopping options including a famous shoe store, top-ranked restaurants, and a number of inns and resorts. Local recreation includes numerous parks and lakes, trails for hiking and biking, and reasonable drives to skiing in southern New York and Southwest Pennsylvania.

The Pittsburgh International Airport is less than an hour away, the Akron/Canton Airport is approximately one hour away, and Cleveland’s Airport is an option as well; all offering many convenient flight options and connections.

 

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